15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
End: Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs day trip site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 42°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

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night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bandelier National Monument, Taos Pueblo and Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. On the 2nd (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Bandelier National Monument.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe sightseeing planning tool .

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Santa Fe in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Taos, Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo

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nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, see Off-Road Tours, and then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Arizona Copper Art Museum and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Santa Fe to Sedona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sedona, with lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Arizona Copper Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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nights
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Page day trip planner .

You can drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. May in Page sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park and then admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Narrows and then trek along Angel's Landing.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park vacation planning site .

You can do a combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Page in May since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, trails, scenic drive, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, grab your bike and head to Double Down Bike Shop, and take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Moab online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Moab when traveling from Zion National Park in May, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 13th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon and then hike along Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park planner .

Traveling by car from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moab in May: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 68°F and lows are around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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